Episode 82 – Current Events

We start with our annual rant about taxes, then the killing of Walter Scott, and finish up discussing Hillary’s candidacy. We also cover some listener feedback, and a sneak preview of our next episode. Our break music is provided once again by The Polish Ambassador. The Missing Links Links to sites or topics discussed on […]

Episode 70 – Too Much Government

Thomas Jefferson once said, “Most bad government has grown out of too much government.” This time on the show we talk about a couple of specific examples of where the federal government has overstepped its bounds. Music is provided by The Polish Ambassador – Optimus Primal. The Missing Links Links to sites or topics discussed […]

Episode 68 – Anarchy On Tour

While Larken Rose was on tour across the country on his way to Freedom Summit, he stopped in St. Louis and we were lucky enough to sit down with him to talk about his current Josie Outlaw project, as well as a host of other topics. Check out our discussion of his answers as we […]

Episode 62 – Happy Birthday

This time we celebrate our second anniversary with a couple of special guests and talk about what life would be like in “Jerry-World.” Topics include Benghazi, TWA Flight 800, and the top secret tax code reform that congress is considering. Also, check out the new live Reading Room feature on the front page of our […]

Episode 59 – Jumping to Conclusions

This time on the show we discuss the tendency to apply stereotypes to criminal suspects. We also talk about printing your own guns on a 3D printer, taxing the internet, and more! The Missing Links Links to sites or topics discussed on the show That was the week from hell – CNN.com This Is The […]

Episode 58 – The Creature from Washington DC

On this episode, all the liberals move to the right, Rob does impressions of his favorite NPR personalities, and we celebrate 100 years as tax slaves! We also call out CNN for stealing our format! The Missing Links Links to sites or topics discussed on the show Granite City Food and Brewery The Creature from […]

Episode 35 – The Taxes Are Too Damn High

Rob dazzles us with brilliance, discussing the differences in the liberal and conservative mindsets, and his belief that Republicans are one-trick ponies. We also talk about Bain Capital and the LIBOR scandal. Let us know what you think — we’d love to hear from you. The Missing Links Links to sites or topics discussed on […]

Episode 10 – Current Events

On this episode we focus on some stories we’ve read in the news recently, and we spend some quality time with our listeners, discussing their feedback. Topics include the TSA, Herman Cain, taxes, and how dollar coins would work at a strip club. “The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart […]

Episode 3 – Whatcha Gonna Cut?

This week we respond to some listener feedback, talk about the things we’d like to chop from the federal budget, and finish things off with a globally-warmed cup of inconvenient truth. The Missing Links Free State Project Seasteading Peter Theil builds a floating city Ken’s links from last week’s show that we left out: Report […]

Maybe I’ll Just Leave Instead

I’ve written before about the Law of Unintended Consequences, and I never have to go far to find another example of it in action. With a scenario that is right out of Atlas Shrugged, Oregon lawmakers are scratching their heads wondering where all of the state’s millionaires are disappearing to after they targeted the rich […]

The Principled Dr. Seuss

I did not read much Dr. Seuss as a child, so it has only been since I’ve had children of my own that I’ve really been exposed to his stories. I am both pleased and surprised to see that, concealed within the fanciful illustrations and anapestic tetrameter, he covers some pretty heady subject matter. Beyond […]

Promoting the General Welfare

I just read Robert Parry’s essay regarding an anticipated showdown with the Tea Party over the Constitution. I share his suspicions about what motivates the Tea Party, and I applaud his contention that “reason and consistency have little place in the U.S. political/media system.” However, I have to take issue with a couple of points […]